» 06/04/2010, 00.00
CHINA – HONG KONG
Li Peng, the “butcher of Tiananmen,” was “ready to die” to stop the student turmoil
Bao Pu, son of Bao Tong, has the diaries of the man considered the architect of the massacre, former Prime Minister Li Peng. They included what he wrote in 1989 and were ready for publication in 2004, but the government censored them. A Chinese newspaper publishes a cartoon about the massacre for the first time.
06/06/2009 HONG KONG - CHINA
Outpouring of donations at Hong Kong Vigil, they will fund an archive on Tiananmen
An estimated 194 thousand euros is collected. A museum and web search could be part of the archive project. Some Chinese blogs succeed in defeating censors and broadcast images of the Hong Kong vigil.
02/02/2009 HONG KONG – CHINA
HK pro-democracy activists to invite exiled dissidents to commemorate Tiananmen Square crackdown
Meetings, forums and seminars are planned to lead up to the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Beijing will probably refuse visas to “counterrevolutionaries” involved in the 1989 event.
08/05/2007 HONG KONG – CHINA
Legislative Council blocks motion condemning Tiananmen repression
The president of the body, Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai, blocked the motion that calls on the government to shed light on what happened during the massacre on 4 June 1989. Those pushing for the motion say the most important thing is that the pro-democracy movement is remembered.
31/05/2016 18:51:00 HONG KONG – CHINA
Hong Kong to remember 4 June 1989, “On this, there is no doubt”
Every year, the former British colony remembers the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Hopefully, the Student Federation “will give it a second thought”, and join the vigil, says PIME regional superior. Ding Zilin, founder and soul of the Tiananmen Mothers, will not issue an open letter to the government for the first time in 27 years. The Church continues its commitment to truth and justice.
06/06/2016 16:28:00 HONG KONG - CHINA
Card Zen: justice for the victims of June 4, vigils to keep the memory alive
Before the gathering in Victoria Park, the retired bishop led a moment of prayer for those killed in Tiananmen Square. “The June 4 incident has not passed,” he said. “History has to be passed onto the younger generations. Until today, many people in mainland China still suffer from suppression, forced disappearance or ‘forced suicide’.” Pictures from the vigil.
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